|Peter Pan - J. M. Barrie|
Librivox recording of Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. Read by Librivox volunteers. Peter Pan is the well-loved story of three children and their adventures in Neverland with the boy who refuses to grow up. Swashbuckling, fairy dust, and flight; mermaid lagoons, ticking crocodiles, and Princess Tiger Lily; second to the right and then straight on till morning. You know the story... and if you don't, please start listening immediately! (summary by Meredith Hughes) For further information, including lin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Peter Pan; James Matthew Barrie; children; fantasy; Neverland; Tinkerbell; adventure
Downloads: 702,724 (1 review)
|The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame|
LibriVox recording of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure, and as adventure pursues them! The chief characters - Mole, Rat, and Toad - generally lead upbeat and happy lives, but their tales are leavened with moments of terror, homesickness, awe, madcap antics, and derring-do. Although classed as children's literature, The Wind in the Willows holds a gentle fascination for adults to...
Keywords: librivox; literature; children; audiobook; Grahame
Downloads: 164,124 (2 reviews)
|The Vicar of Wakefield - Oliver Goldsmith|
Librivox recording of The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith. Read by Martin Clifton Published in 1766 'The Vicar of Wakefield' was Oliver Goldsmith's only novel. It was thought to have been sold to the publisher for £60 on Oliver Goldsmith's behalf by Dr Johnson to enable Goldsmith to pay off outstanding rent and to release himself from his landlady's arrest. It is the story of the family of Dr Primrose, a benevolent vicar, and follows them through their fall from fortune and their ultimat...
Keywords: librivox; literature
Downloads: 65,918 (3 reviews)
|The Canterville Ghost - Oscar Wilde|
Librivox recording of The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde. Read by David Barnes The American Minister and his family have bought the English stately home Canterville Chase, complete with the ghost of Sir Simon de Canterville - blood-stains, clanking chains and all. But these modern Americans will have no truck with ghostly goings-on, and set out to beat the spectre at his own game. (Summary by David Barnes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; wilde; ghost; canterville
Downloads: 168,669 (3 reviews)
|The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas|
Librivox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers, as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterrane...
Keywords: monte cristo; dumas; librivox; audiobook; adventure; romance
Downloads: 1,399,137 (15 reviews)